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Drivers Needed for new Truck Parking Study

Apr
10,
2013
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When Truth About Trucking, LLC conducted a recent survey on drivers’ biggest concerns, truck driver wages came in at number one, while truck parking was still the second major concern among drivers. Hope Rivenburg of Jason’s Law is once again … Continue reading

Online CDL Medical Self-Certification

Nov
15,
2012
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CDL holders operating in certain types of commerce are now required to submit a current medical examiner’s certificate to their State driver licensing agencies (SDLA) to obtain a certified medical status as part of their driving record. Simply put, the … Continue reading

EOBRs mandate still has issues

Nov
14,
2012
1

By: Allen Smith Anne Ferro, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has made the agency’s commitment to the EOBR rulemaking very clear by stating, “It is definitely on the way.” Professional truck drivers who oppose any such … Continue reading

Trucking Lawyers Defend Driver Rights

Sep
12,
2012
26

As social media becomes more prevalent within the trucking community, professional truck drivers are learning that like all employees or contractors, they do have legal rights. For years, drivers have taken the brunt of the responsibilities imposed on them by … Continue reading

FMCSA making major changes to CSA program

Aug
30,
2012
1

  By: Richard Wilson Regulatory Compliance Manager Tran Services Trans Products The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be incorporating major changes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, effective December, 2012. Among the changes planned for full launch … Continue reading

Breaking Down Barriers to the Truck Driver Shortage

Aug
8,
2012
2

By:  Allen Smith The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) states that the United States is headed for a truck driver shortage of 200,000 to 400,000 drivers within the next couple of years. Yet as of August 31, 2006, the Commercial Driver’s … Continue reading

Trucking Group Teaches Faith without Works is Dead

Jul
18,
2012
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Truck drivers throughout the country are feeling the ever increasing pressures and obstacles of driving professionally. CSA and the point system, EOBR’s included in the Transportation Bill, HOS, possible sleep apnea testing mandates, lack of truck parking, anti- idling laws, … Continue reading

Healthy Living while Trucking

Jun
19,
2012
1

The combination of various career related health issues and possible DOT regulations ( including BMI) has created an increased awareness for professional drivers regarding their health.  The need expands far greater than our jobs, it is becoming a matter of  … Continue reading

Anne Ferro addresses Truckers Questions on Live Conference Call

Jun
18,
2012
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  The Trucking Solutions Group will be speaking to FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro on their weekly conference call on Wednesday June 20th, 2012 at 3 p.m. EDT. Truckers will have the opportunity to ask questions to Ms. Ferro on this … Continue reading

FMCSA Official to Address 2012 Truck Driver Convention

May
28,
2012
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Elaine M. Papp RN, MSN COHN-S CM, is the Division Chief of the Office of Medical Programs at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in Washington, D.C. and will be joining us as our special guest speaker for the 2nd … Continue reading

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